State of Delaware
Criminal Justice Council

Juvenile Justice

The following services are available for the Juvenile Justice section of the Criminal Justice Committee:

J.A.B.G Funding – The Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) program is administered by the State and Tribal Assistance Division of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

Prevention Funding (Title V) – The Title V Community Prevention Grants Program established in the 1992 reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974 is a Federal grants program to fund collaborative, community-based delinquency prevention efforts.

Prevention Formula Block Grant Funding (Title II) – Since early 1996, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has taken a comprehensive look at the regulation, 28 CFR Part 31, that guides the States’ implementation of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, as amended.


Children’s Justice Act (CJA) – This federal block grant program is funded by the Crime Victim’s Fund. It is administered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Victims of Crime (OVC) and the grants are awarded by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as outlined in Section 107 of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended, by the Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003.

Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Demonstration Program (JJRRI) – This new initiative made possible through the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Partnership Fund for Program Integrity Innovation (the Partnership Fund).   Authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2012, Public Law 112-74, the demonstration program consists of discretionary, competitive grants for up to three State and/or local administering agencies to develop and implement an integrated set of evidence-based and cost-measurement tools for juvenile justice.

Juvenile Justice Studies & Reports

2018 Juvenile Justice Advisory Group Annual Report and Recommendations to Governor John Carney and the Delaware State Legislature

Juvenile Justice Title II Three Year Plan

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